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The best stories by Hector Hugh Munro – selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. The English short-story writer Hector Hugh Munro (), better known by his pen name Saki (a pen name he probably borrowed from The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam), is one of the wittiest and funniest writers of short fiction in all of English literature – arguably the not-so-missing link between Oscar Wilde and P.
When a book claims to carry the best works of a brilliant author, its usually safe to assume that it would be a thoroughly enjoyable read.
And this book does not disappoint. I must say I knew very little about Saki, having read only three of his short stories in school /5. Saki was the oldest of the three and arguably the best -- without question the best, if one uses pithiness as the chief criterion.
This volume contains thirty-seven stories by Saki. The longest is nine pages; a few are only three pages/5(22). The Best of Saki (A Viking compass book, C88) [Munro, H. H., Saki] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Best of Saki (A Viking compass book, C88)/5(22).
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I don't really know how to pronounce it properly. Like sackee. Sahkee. Probably not sockie. Sake (SAH-keh, not saki) is made from rice and water.
Although sake is referred to in English as a type of rice wine, which alcohol is produced by fermenting the sugars naturally presented in fruit, sake is made through a brewing process like beer. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t3zs83v92 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library Best of Saki Paperback – 1 January by Hector Hugh Munro (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings.
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See all 23 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from /5(16). Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saki, Best of Saki (H.H. Munro) New York, Viking Press  (OCoLC) The Chronicles of Clovis, published inwas the third in Saki (H.
Munro)'s series of very funny and very vicious an insider, Saki was ideally poised to eviscerate the Edwardian middle class way of life, and his pitiless and magnetic sense of humour - teamed with an ability to wield that sharpest of writer's tools, the (very) short story - makes these some of the funniest and.
It is believed that Sake brewing began in the 3rd century B.C., when a method of rice planting was introduced to Japan. The Japanese Liquor Law defines Sake as, "made from rice, rice koji and water using fermentation and filtration processes". The Best Of Saki by Saki If you enjoy stories written with wit- style and elegance and with a twist at the end- Saki is an author you will love.
In this collection Saki creates a wonderful world of characters and stories that are unpredictable-surprising-sometimes sad but always Edition: First. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saki, Best of Saki.
London: Bodley Head, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type. The Best of Saki (A Viking compass book, C88) H. Munro, Saki.
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Saki Shorts () is a musical based on nine stories by Saki, with music, book and lyrics by John Gould and Dominic McChesney. Miracles at Short Notice () by James Lark is another musical based on short stories by Saki. Life According to Saki () by Katherine Rundell is a play inspired by the life and work of Saki.
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Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Saki (H.H. Munro). THE NOVELS AND PLAYS OF SAKI. With an introduction by Christopher Morley.
NY: The Viking Press, seventh printing pp. 8vo. Textblock pages lightly browned due to age, fine hardcover in Very Good d/j with some rubbing and shelfwear. Seller Inventory. Saki is the pen name of H. Munro, born in in Burma and educated in began his writing career as a journalist and foreign correspondent but later turned to writing fiction—predominantly short stories for which he is best remembered—as well as one history book.
The delicious, biting wit of Saki's short stories satirizing Edwardian high society are some of the funniest and delightful of exquisite literary miniatures. In this first volume there are 22 glittering examples. Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Monro. He was born in Burma in where his father was a senior official in the Burma Police.
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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. And that is the overriding feel of the book, that authority should be pricked. There is, at times, a slightly cruel edge to the tone; the twist to the story of /5(12). Saki's short story, The Mouse, explores the overly worried mind of Theodoric as he frets his way through an odd predicament.
In order to dislodge a mouse from his clothing, Theodoric must strip.The delicious, biting wit of Saki's short stories satirizing Edwardian high society are some of the funniest and delightful of exquisite literary miniatures.
In this first volume there are 22 glittering examples. Saki was the pen name of Hector Hugh Monro. He was born in Burma in where his father was a senior official in the Burma Police. From the age of two he lived with two maiden aunts. I pulled a book down from the shelf this week that I hadn’t thought of in a long time.
It’s a battered green paperback that’s older than I am, a Grey Arrow edition of The Best of Saki (Selected and Introduced by Graham Greene) that I no doubt swiped from my mother before I left home.